Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 56 51
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 910 590 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.89% 5.86% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.69% 9.75% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 652 491 391
South West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,194 6,049 6,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.52% 60.13% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,190 5,139 5,213
South West median annual salary £44,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,438 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +23 329 £47,500 - 33
Bristol +19 261 £47,500 +5.56% 70
Wiltshire +23 95 £47,500 +26.67% 23
Dorset -7 91 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Devon +29 53 £35,000 -17.65% 13
Somerset +35 37 £42,250 +5.63% 7
Cornwall -4 35 £31,500 -16.00% 17
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 429 (47.14%) C++
2 415 (45.60%) Software Engineering
2 415 (45.60%) Security Cleared
3 269 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (28.24%) Linux
5 240 (26.37%) Python
6 231 (25.38%) DV Cleared
7 225 (24.73%) Degree
8 220 (24.18%) SC Cleared
9 218 (23.96%) Java
10 183 (20.11%) C#
11 167 (18.35%) Windows
12 137 (15.05%) UML
13 135 (14.84%) Scrum
14 116 (12.75%) Embedded C
15 109 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
16 104 (11.43%) Finance
17 103 (11.32%) Computer Science
18 101 (11.10%) OO
19 100 (10.99%) Embedded Systems
20 93 (10.22%) Git (software)
21 90 (9.89%) JavaScript
22 87 (9.56%) Electronics
23 85 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
24 84 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
25 81 (8.90%) Validation
26 79 (8.68%) HTML
27 78 (8.57%) JIRA
28 77 (8.46%) Embedded C++
28 77 (8.46%) Android

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.52%) Confluence
2 28 (3.08%) Apache
3 18 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.76%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.55%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.33%) IIS
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.22%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
11 2 (0.22%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (2.64%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.55%) Simulink
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.99%) SaaS
5 8 (0.88%) GitHub
6 7 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 54 (5.93%) Firewall
3 41 (4.51%) HTTP
4 39 (4.29%) SSL
5 38 (4.18%) Ethernet
6 22 (2.42%) Internet
7 21 (2.31%) Network Security
8 20 (2.20%) RS-232
8 20 (2.20%) SNMP
9 19 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (1.76%) VPN
10 16 (1.76%) Wireless
11 15 (1.65%) LAN
12 14 (1.54%) Bluetooth
12 14 (1.54%) IPsec
13 13 (1.43%) HTTPS
13 13 (1.43%) VoIP
14 12 (1.32%) 4G
14 12 (1.32%) VLAN
15 11 (1.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.03%) Big Data
2 44 (4.84%) MySQL
2 44 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.08%) Hadoop
4 20 (2.20%) Apache Hive
5 16 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
6 12 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.77%) GIS
8 7 (0.77%) MariaDB
8 7 (0.77%) Neo4j
9 6 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.33%) SQLite
11 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.22%) Redis
11 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 78 (8.57%) JIRA
3 49 (5.38%) Subversion
4 42 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 40 (4.40%) Rational DOORS
6 36 (3.96%) Eclipse
7 34 (3.74%) Maven
8 30 (3.30%) Visual Studio
9 29 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (2.97%) Selenium
11 24 (2.64%) Bitbucket
12 20 (2.20%) Ant
13 19 (2.09%) Apache Ivy
14 18 (1.98%) git-flow
15 16 (1.76%) CodeSonar
15 16 (1.76%) Robot Framework
16 15 (1.65%) JUnit
17 13 (1.43%) GCC
18 12 (1.32%) Gerrit
18 12 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 104 (11.43%) Finance
2 87 (9.56%) Electronics
3 45 (4.95%) Military
4 41 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.96%) Aerospace
6 35 (3.85%) Games
7 33 (3.63%) Automotive
7 33 (3.63%) Marketing
8 21 (2.31%) Law
9 18 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.87%) Retail
11 10 (1.10%) Japanese Language
12 8 (0.88%) Banking
13 7 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.44%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.33%) Advertising
16 2 (0.22%) Avionics
16 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.22%) Publishing
17 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 304 (33.41%) Software Engineer
2 119 (13.08%) Developer
3 108 (11.87%) C++ Software Engineer
4 93 (10.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 77 (8.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 77 (8.46%) Systems Engineer
6 62 (6.81%) Software Developer
7 58 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
8 55 (6.04%) Java Engineer
9 53 (5.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 44 (4.84%) Analyst
11 38 (4.18%) C Software Engineer
12 37 (4.07%) C# Software Engineer
13 36 (3.96%) Architect
14 32 (3.52%) Test Engineer
15 29 (3.19%) Security Engineer
16 28 (3.08%) Consultant
17 26 (2.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 24 (2.64%) Linux Engineer
18 24 (2.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.68%) HTML
2 74 (8.13%) .NET
3 59 (6.48%) XML
4 43 (4.73%) Node.js
5 37 (4.07%) CSS
6 35 (3.85%) Spring
7 32 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 30 (3.30%) AngularJS
8 30 (3.30%) Qt
9 28 (3.08%) Java EE
10 27 (2.97%) Django
11 26 (2.86%) WPF
12 25 (2.75%) EJB
12 25 (2.75%) LAMP
13 22 (2.42%) STL
14 20 (2.20%) SOAP
15 19 (2.09%) HTML5
15 19 (2.09%) J2EE
15 19 (2.09%) Middleware
15 19 (2.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 100 (10.99%) Embedded Systems
3 50 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 38 (4.18%) Algorithms
6 30 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.19%) User Experience
8 25 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.98%) Robotics
10 15 (1.65%) ASIC
10 15 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 14 (1.54%) Cybercrime
12 13 (1.43%) CAN bus
13 11 (1.21%) Verilog
14 10 (1.10%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.10%) iPhone
14 10 (1.10%) VHDL
15 9 (0.99%) SystemC
16 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 257 (28.24%) Linux
2 167 (18.35%) Windows
3 77 (8.46%) Android
4 66 (7.25%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.74%) Unix
6 27 (2.97%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
8 16 (1.76%) CentOS
9 14 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
10 12 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.77%) SafeRTOS
14 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
15 5 (0.55%) ThreadX
15 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (45.60%) Software Engineering
2 269 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (15.05%) UML
4 135 (14.84%) Scrum
5 109 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
6 101 (11.10%) OO
7 85 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (8.90%) Validation
10 76 (8.35%) TDD
11 70 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 68 (7.47%) Mathematics
13 63 (6.92%) OOD
14 57 (6.26%) Mentoring
15 55 (6.04%) Collaborative Working
15 55 (6.04%) SDLC
16 53 (5.82%) DevOps
17 52 (5.71%) Analytics
17 52 (5.71%) Project Management
18 51 (5.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 429 (47.14%) C++
2 240 (26.37%) Python
3 218 (23.96%) Java
4 183 (20.11%) C#
5 116 (12.75%) Embedded C
6 90 (9.89%) JavaScript
7 77 (8.46%) Embedded C++
8 71 (7.80%) SQL
9 57 (6.26%) PHP
10 50 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 40 (4.40%) Objective-C
12 31 (3.41%) PowerShell
13 30 (3.30%) Assembly Language
13 30 (3.30%) Perl
14 21 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.76%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.65%) VB
17 11 (1.21%) Ada
17 11 (1.21%) Ruby
18 9 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 415 (45.60%) Security Cleared
2 231 (25.38%) DV Cleared
3 225 (24.73%) Degree
4 220 (24.18%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.63%) CCNA
5 33 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (3.52%) CISSP
6 32 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (3.41%) MCSE
8 29 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
8 29 (3.19%) GIAC
8 29 (3.19%) Linux+ Certification
8 29 (3.19%) Network+ Certification
8 29 (3.19%) SANS
8 29 (3.19%) SSCP
9 16 (1.76%) APMP
10 13 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
11 12 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.63%) QA
2 15 (1.65%) IEC 61508
3 13 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 12 (1.32%) ECSS
4 12 (1.32%) MISRA
5 10 (1.10%) DO-178B
5 10 (1.10%) SLA
6 8 (0.88%) Def Stans
7 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.55%) ISO 15765
8 5 (0.55%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.33%) RMADS
11 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.22%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (4.84%) Firmware
2 42 (4.62%) Docker
3 19 (2.09%) vSphere
4 13 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.21%) VMware NSX
7 10 (1.10%) NFS
7 10 (1.10%) Samba
8 4 (0.44%) pfSense
8 4 (0.44%) Snort
8 4 (0.44%) XenApp
9 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.33%) Xen
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (3.08%) Puppet
2 17 (1.87%) Ansible
3 16 (1.76%) Salt
4 14 (1.54%) vCenter Server
5 12 (1.32%) Nagios
6 7 (0.77%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.44%) PTC Integrity
9 3 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.33%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.22%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.22%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.22%) Terraform
10 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 63 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.63%) Atlassian
3 31 (3.41%) Cisco
4 25 (2.75%) VMware
5 21 (2.31%) EMC
6 18 (1.98%) Oracle
7 15 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.10%) IBM
8 10 (1.10%) NetApp
8 10 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 8 (0.88%) HP
9 8 (0.88%) Juniper
10 7 (0.77%) CA
10 7 (0.77%) SAP
11 6 (0.66%) Adobe
11 6 (0.66%) Citrix
11 6 (0.66%) Dell
11 6 (0.66%) Sencha
12 5 (0.55%) Cadence
12 5 (0.55%) Facebook